Open Rank Professor (multiple positions), 12 Month Salaried (Biomedical Sciences - Medicine) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University
Florida State University is a Carnegie Research 1 university in Tallahassee, the state capital of Florida. It currently ranks 19th
among US public universities. The Department of Biomedical Sciences is comprised of a dynamic and highly collaborative group working on a diverse array of problems and supported by state-of-the-art facilities and core infrastructure. The College of Medicine has a robust research portfolio that has doubled in research expenditures in the last 4 years. The College and the Department are continuing to expand its basic and translational research activities at the university.
The Research and Discovery mission of the College of Medicine is facilitated by more than 150,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art laboratory space and core labs in proteomics, genomics, advanced confocal, superresolution and multiphoton microscopy, flow cytometry, animal care, and cell culture. Research in the Department of Biomedical Sciences covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, offering a rich, diverse, and collegial environment. Multiple clinical and translational partnerships are available for new research opportunities (https://ctsa.research.fsu.edu/) (https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/education/2021/04/14/tmh-fsu-medicine-discussing-academic-medical-center-partnership/7204299002/). The Translational Science core Laboratory (https://med.fsu.edu/translationalLab/home) is equipped with state-of-the-art mass spectrometry and deep sequencing equipment. A 3T MRI system (Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma) is housed in a new MR facility at the College of Medicine. Current research in the department is broadly focused on understanding the molecular bases of human health and disease (https://med.fsu.edu/phd/home). At FSU collaborative opportunities abound within the Department of Biomedical Sciences, in the departments of Biological Science, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computational Science, Neuroscience, in the Institute for Molecular Biophysics, and at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. See https://med.fsu.edu/biosci/home for more information.
The successful candidate will add to and integrate with the research programs of the existing 34 research faculty in Biomedical Sciences and with those in other Departments at FSU. Excellent mentoring and strong teaching skills are highly valued in the College of Medicine where faculty members participate in one or more aspects of medical, physician assistant, graduate, and undergraduate education.
This is a tenure earning position with research, teaching/mentoring, and service responsibilities.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD or MD) from an accredited institution.
Additional specific qualifications include:
- Excellent mentoring and strong teaching skills.
- Proven track record of excellence in creative approaches to Biomedical Research and extramural funding.
- A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service; and professional goals which are consistent with the mission of our community-based medical school, as described on our website www.med.fsu.edu.
- Recruitment focus will be on infectious disease (broadly defined), metabolism, bioinformatics and pathology (broadly defined), but any area of expertise within the Biomedical Sciences will be considered.
- Evidence of interdisciplinary/collaborative research projects is a plus.
This job opening serves to recruit for three Open Rank Professor positions.
Timothy Megraw, Ph.D.
One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!
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How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.Candidates should upload a single PDF with a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, and a research statement.
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This position is being advertised as open until filled.
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